The Polaris RANGER line is the Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding utility vehicles on the market offering full size, midsize, and multi-passenger vehicles for hunt, farm and trail. For Model Year 2013, Polaris will add two new vehicles to the already comprehensive line-up. Defining an all new class of Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding is the new full size RANGER XP 900; and the new RANGER 800 Midsize combines the 800cc engine with the midsize chassis for a spirited, addition that adds another value model to the family.
Back for 2013 is the industry-leading, full size RANGER 800 EFI, the standard of Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding but for 2013, Polaris also welcomes an all new class of Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding with the new, full size RANGER XP 900. Innovations such as a new ProStar 900 engine, all-new chassis, new restyled cockpit, more suspension, new flip-up seat storage, new Lock & Ride™ PRO-FIT cab accessories, larger gas tank, easier serviceability and a quieter ride due to engine repositioning define a whole new class of utility side-by-side. The RANGER XP 900 will join the RANGER 800 EFI and RANGER Diesel in the full size category.
Hard working vehicles need power and the RANGER XP 900 delivers a new class of power with its all-new ProStar 900 engine which churns 60 horsepower, a 20 percent increase, for class-leading torque giving the RANGER XP 900 the ability to tow a class-leading one ton and haul 1000 lb/453.6 kg. The engine delivers smooth power throughout the RPM range thanks to its dual overhead cam design, 180 degree crank firing order and counterbalancing. The throttle control is smooth at all speeds and gear selections, including reverse. The RANGERXP 900 also is quieter with the engine now located under the rear cargo box.
To complement the ProStar engine, the RANGER XP 900 features a new, durable drivetrain built to handle the unit’s higher horsepower. It also boasts the strongest belt on a RANGER vehicle so it can tackle the toughest of jobs, and has powerful cooling for the belt and clutches for optimal performance under all work conditions.
Storage is important for work applications and the new RANGER XP 900 offers the most storage in its class. For easier accessibility, the new under-seat storage features flip-up access giving the operator increased and easier-accessible storage inside the cab, and the vehicle features lots of in-dash storage you’ve grown to expect from RANGER.
Outside the cab, the RANGER XP 900 offers a new harder working cargo box featuring more tie-down points, easily-inserted box dividers and a smoother gate release. The cargo box has a 1,000 lb/453.6 kg capacity, can fit a pallet and is compatible with Lock & Ride accessories so it can tackle any hauling project thrown its way.
The RANGER XP 900 has a wide variety of accessories available for a variety of work applications. To ensure the unit is hard working, Polaris equipped it with a high capacity battery and new stator for 30 percent more electrical power to run more accessories at one time. The unit also features a new, easier to install winch mount for faster installation of one of the most popular accessories for a work vehicle.
Built exclusively for the new RANGERXP 900, Pure Polaris is offering new PRO Accessories. The collection includes a revolutionary, high-quality PRO-FIT line of cab accessories; a versatile, premium-quality Glacier PRO Plow System; and durable Polaris HD PRO Winches.
One of the most exciting, new accessory offerings available for RANGER XP 900 is the new Lock & Ride™ PRO-FIT cab accessories designed for total integration with the newest RANGER family member. The cab frame on the new RANGER XP 900 features profile tubing, providing a 360-degree sealing surface for every cab component. Windshields, roofs, doors and rear panels follow the shape of the vehicle, locking directly into the cab frame’s precision contours. Many PRO-FIT cab components feature Polaris-exclusive Lock & Ride™ technology for quick and easy on and off, and are 60 percent quieter at idle, and 40 percent quieter at 20 mph/32.2 kph.
For work applications, PURE Polaris is offering a new Speedkey System that is remarkably smooth at the top speed limiter. The Yellow key limits the vehicles’ speed to 25 mph/40.2 km and is perfect for controlling speed during work-related projects or when lower speeds are needed. Along with these exciting products, Pure Polaris will have a full line up of accessories for the RANGER XP 900 making it one of the hardest working vehicles on the market.
To complement the hardest working features of the RANGER XP 900, the restyled cockpit and chassis are the new class of smoothest riding. The completely redesigned cockpit fits three people more comfortably and offers class-leading ergonomics. The lower seat, with adjustable driver’s seat on Limited Edition models, and tilt steering gives occupants more options in comfort, and the new seat belts are easier to use. New center-mounted gauges give the operator one place to look for ride data and the easy access to storage under the seat means tasks are done quicker and more efficiently.
For an incredibly smooth ride and optimal handling, the RANGER XP 900 has an all-new chassis that is more rigid, with increased torsional stiffness. This delivers a smoother ride, low vibration, and the ability to tackle anything that stands in its way. The RANGERXP 900 has easy steering with or without Electronic Power Steering (EPS), and features 5 in/12.7 cm more wheelbase, 1 in/2.5 cm more travel and 12 in/30.5 cm of ground clearance. For increased visibility, the unit also features 25 percent brighter head lights that project more than 30 percent further adding 100 ft/30.48 meters of additional visibility.
The RANGER XP 900 is not only a new class of “Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding,” but also is easy to own and maintain. The wet sump engine, which offers 100 hours between service intervals, is easily accessed from under the rear cargo box, and has an easily accessible oil check and fill. The unit also features metric fasteners for most parts and grease zerks to flush joints. For driver’s ease, there is fuel access on the driver’s side and a 11 percent bigger gas tank that holds 10 gal/37.85 liters making gassing up more convenient and less frequent.
The RANGER XP 900 is available in Sage Green and Solar Red, with or without EPS, and Polaris Pursuit Camo. Limited Edition models include Sunset Red and Orange Madness, both offered with or without EPS. A Browning EPS model and an Audio Edition in Bronze Mist with an integrated Audio System including two dash-mount speakers and will be sold in limited quantities.
Polaris Ranger XP 900 Specifications:
|Engine Type||4-Stroke Twin Cylinder|
|Fuel System||Electronic Fuel Injection|
|Transmission/Final Drive||Automatic PVT H/L/N/R/P; Shaft|
|Drive System||On-Demand True AWD/2WD/
VersaTrac Turf Mode
|Engine Braking System/
Active Descent Control
|Front Suspension||Dual A-Arm 10.0″
(25.4 cm) Travel
|Rear Suspension||Dual A-Arm, IRS 10.0″
(25.4 cm) Travel
|Front/Rear Brakes||4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Dual-Bore Front Calipers|
|Parking Brake||Park In-Transmission|
|Front Tires||25 x 10-12; 489|
|Rear Tires||25 x 11-12; 489|
|Dry Weight||1,360 lb (618 kg)|
|Overall Vehicle Size
(L x W x H)
|116.5 x 60 x 76 in.
(296 x 152 x 193 cm)
|Ground Clearance||12″ (30.5 cm)|
|Fuel Capacity||10 gal (37.9 L)|
|Bed Box Dimensions
(L x W x H)
|36.5 x 54 x 11.5″
(93 x 137 x 29 cm)
|Front/Rear Rack Box Capacity||N.A./1,000 lb (453.6 kg)|
|Payload Capacity||1,500 lb (680.4 kg)|
|Hitch Towing Rating||2,000 lb (907.2 kg)|
|Unbraked Trailer Towing Capacity||N.A.|
|Cargo System||Lock & Ride|
|Lighting||55W low/ 60W high, LED Tail|
|Electronic Power Steering||Not Equipped|
|Instrumentation||Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Tripmeter, Hour Meter, Clock, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlets (2)|
|Colors||Solar Red, Sage Green, Pursuit Camo|
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